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THE EVIL DEAD
Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Hal Delrich, Betsy Baker, Sarah York, Phil Gillis, Dorothy Tapert, Cheryl Guttridge, Barbara Carey, David Horton, Wendall Thomas, Don Long, Stu Smith, Kurt Rauf, Ted Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Bill Vincent, Mary Beth Tapert, Scott Spiegel, John Cameron, Joanne Kruse, Gwen Cochanski, Debie Jarczewski, Bob Dorian, Sam Raimi, Robert G Tapert
Director: Sam Raimi
UK: 85 mins
UK Certificate: 18 contains strong gory violence (Uncut version - all previous cuts waived)
UK Release Date: 19 July 2002 (Re-release - double bill with LIGHTHOUSE)
UK Blu-ray Release Date: 11 October 2010
Five college students go away for a weekend retreat to Tennessee to a remote cabin in the woods and by accident find the Book of the Dead disturbing demons that take control of their bodies. One by one the friends are possessed with the exception of Ash (Bruce Campbell).
THE EVIL DEAD was the debut feature film of renowned director Sam Raimi and spawned two sequels EVIL DEAD 2 (1987) and ARMY OF DARKNESS (1993). A low budget flick, it is now a cult film and is noted for its ingenious camera use and gruesomely gory special effects usage.
Featuring digitally remastered high definition picture and sound, plus hours of innovative new bonus features, this is the ultimate way for fans old and new; good and evil; alive and un-dead to experience this groundbreaking horror favourite!
Before conquering the global box office with his smash hit Spider-Man series, director Sam Raimi changed the face of horror with this spine-tingling tale of a group of college students facing off against forces of evil at an isolated cabin. At the time of its release, legendary horror author Stephen King called THE EVIL DEAD “the most ferociously original horror film of the year.”
Now, horror fans around the globe can experience the terror in the woods like never before with nightmarishly vivid 1080p HD picture and hauntingly crisp 5.1 Dolby TrueHD sound.
In addition, this stunning new high-def transfer comes loaded with thrilling new bonus features, including all new commentary with Director Sam Raimi, Producer Rob Tapert, and actor Bruce Campbell, plus the interactive Picture-in-Picture commentary “Join Us! The Undying Legacy of The Evil Dead.” Additional bonus features include the featurettes “One by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of The Evil Dead,” “Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor,” “At the Drive-In,” “Discovering Evil Dead,” “Make-Up Test,” “Ellen and Drama Teacher” and “On-Stage Interview.”
BLU-RAY HIGH DEF BONUS MATERIAL
All New Commentary with Director Sam Raimi, Producer Rob Tapert, and actor Bruce Campbell
Picture-in-Picture: Join Us! The Undying Legacy of The Evil Dead
One by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of The Evil Dead
Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor
At the Drive-In
Discovering Evil Dead
Ellen and Drama Teacher